CoastCon’s chosen charity for this year is the Pink Heart Funds of Long Beach, MS!
Launched in 2005, Pink Heart Funds is a non-profit, 501c3 charity that provides cranial prosthetics (wigs) for children and adults with hair loss disorders, including those receiving cancer treatments. Pink Heart Funds also provides women with free breast prosthetics and post-mastectomy bras as well as a resource for those seeking support or advice.
Pink Heart Funds founder, JoAn Niceley, knows firsthand the emotional and psychological impact of cancer and the determination necessary to get through diagnosis, treatment and recovery. A hairstylist since 1978, JoAn was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2002 and has dedicated her life to helping others receiving cancer treatment. Prior to her diagnosis, she was assisting women with cancer and other hair loss illnesses find comfortable, natural looking wigs. Pink Heart Funds Center provides a place for cancer patients to relax in a comfortable and private atmosphere.
All proceeds from our annual charity auction will be given to the Pink Heart Funds, so come on out and bid!